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Although I’m stuck in Los Angeles, this year’s telecast made me feel like I was back in New York
Reflecting on the legendary political strategist six months after his death
All is not as it was for Jews in America
Remembering Maria Altmann, the uncompromising Klimt owner behind Helen Mirren’s portrayal in ‘Woman in Gold’
The first stop on a possible rise to the major leagues for a kid from Heschel? The wilds of suburban Houston.
‘The Left Front’ highlights American art made for the Soviet Union’s official “Jewish homeland”
An excerpt from the new memoir ‘Why Not Say What Happened’ conjures lost summer worlds
Victim in critical condition, suspect shot and killed by police
Jury declines to try NYPD officer in chokehold death of unarmed black man
The U.S. Army veteran will represent New York’s 1st Congressional District
Zale Thompson had inveighed against ‘the Zionists and the Crusaders’
To understand what’s happening in Crown Heights today, look at Instagram
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
An aging feminist meets a new generation in Brian Morton’s sharp, sympathetic novel ‘Florence Gordon’
The late actress and singer left her bold and brassy mark on show business
The art institution revisits and reenacts (sort of) a hit 1966 Minimalist and Conceptualist show—but why?
In an interview, Rivka Galchen—who has a new collection out this week—channels Kafka, posing complex questions to herself, and us
And there are apparently 10 sets of subway riders’ forgotten tefillin inside
Manhattan congregation home to Holocaust survivors faces uncertain future
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
One week, three very different cultural events in New York City
Will people want to hear ‘Scenes from an Italian Restaurant’ live every month?
A warning to journalists: Do not diss Chicago or its mediocre pizza
The British street artist cribs a little Hannah Arendt as well
Two fine one-act plays, ‘Bad Jews’ and ‘The Model Apartment,’ tackle the Shoah with unflinching dark humor
A new show at the Jewish Museum in New York follows contrasting exhibits in Liverpool and Paris
Jonathan Lethem’s new novel ‘Dissident Gardens’ traces three generations of American Jewish radicalism
You won’t hear Nicki Minaj covers or nasty critiques—or female voices—on this YouTube series, but you might find a Jewish star